ASI Museum Khajuraho

Antiquities 1314

Description

Pilaster showing on one face a surasundari standing in profile. Her hands and legs are broken. On her proper right a small fragmentary female figure shown as attendant. On the other face are shown two amorous couples (heads of one chipped) one above the other. She is ornamented with karnakundal, hara, kankan, girdle and couples are also ornamented. The figures are depicted oas wearing saree.

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Sr. No. Title Information
1 Accession / Registration No. 1314
2 Title of object Apsaras
3 Type of object Sculpture
4 Date / Period 11th Century A.D.
5 Dynasty / Style Chandella dynasty
6 Provenance Khajuraho
7 Material Sand Stone
8 Measurement / Weight Height : 60 cms.
Width : 19 cms.
Thickness : 14 cms.
Extent & Fixed in pedestal
9 Location at the museum Displayed in the museum (Miscellaneous Gallery)